G | | Adventure, Comedy, Family
A Victorian Englishman bets that with the new steamships and railways he can circumnavigate the globe in eighty days.
According to Farley Granger in his autobiography "Include Me Out," Mike Todd filmed him as a gondolier on the Grand Canal while shooting on location in Venice, Italy, but it was never used in the film.
Mr. Fogg, why must you be so... so British?
When Fogg and Passepartout cross the mountains in the balloon at high altitude, both are wearing light clothing and no gloves when opening the champagne. The air temperature around them would have been freezing, yet they show no signs of being cold.
There are no opening credits. The film begins with 'Edward R. Murrow (I)' narrating a prologue showing the history of flight. Then, the actual story begins with no opening credits whatsoever.
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